Book Review: Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Life of Pi by Yann Martel-Cover

  I’m probably one of the last people to read Yann Martel’s Life of Pi, but I’m glad I finally did. Life of Pi has been on my to-read list long before the movie came out, so don’t think I’m reading it just because of the movie. I haven’t seen Ang Lee’s vision of the […]

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Book Review: A Good American by Alex George

A Good American by Alex George

If you’re looking for historical fiction about an immigrant family searching for the American dream through the ages, look no further than A Good American by Alex George. The novel begins with German lovers Jette and Frederick and follow their lives as they settle in small town Beatrice, Missouri in the early 1900s. We follow […]

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Book Review: SECRET by L. Marie Adeline

SECRET by L Marie Adeline

With the popularity of Fifty Shades of Grey, the stigma of reading erotica is starting to fade. At least more people are willing to admit to reading novels with hot explicit sex scenes. Have you been wondering what to read next? The new novel S.E.C.R.ET. by L. Marie Adeline will not disappoint readers of erotica. […]

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Book Club Day: Saturday Night Widows by Becky Aikman

Saturday Night Widows by Becky Aikman

When we marry our beloved, we truly want it to be “until death do us part.” What if the death happens much sooner than you planned? When Becky Aikman became a widow in her forties, she was kicked out of her widow grief group for being too young. Instead of feeling sorry for herself, Aikman […]

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Author Interview: Becky Aikman of Saturday Night Widows

Becky Aikman author photo - photo credit Nina Subin

This upcoming Thursday, our book club members will be discussing our February Selection, Saturday Night Widows: The Adventures of Six Friends Remaking Their Lives by Becky Aikman. As a young widow, Becky was kicked out of her first widow support group. So what does she do? She formed her own widow support group, but with a twist. […]

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Book Review: The House Girl by Tara Conklin

The House Girl by Tara Conklin

I barely touched a book over the weekend, except to place it in the purge pile. I know. Horrendous. I spent  most of the weekend cleaning and decluttering, so I didn’t read as much as I usually do. I still have more organizing and destashing to do, but it’s starting to come together. I did […]

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